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A Nasal Path to Migraine Relief

February 1, 2012

Roughly 30 million Americans suffer from migraines, and as you might expect, there’s a large pharmaceutical market to prevent or stop these debilitating headaches. Drugs such as Imitrex and Verapamil employ different pharmacological modes of [Read more]

A Pill to Prevent Brain Surgery?

October 28, 2011

Brain surgery remains one of the more complex procedures in the clinical arsenal, an intervention any doctor would like to avoid if possible. But many conditions – a growing brain tumor, a bleeding hemorrhage – require the surgeon to go [Read more]

The Wandering Cells of Migraine Aura

May 23, 2011

Many people who suffer from regular migraines experience a kind of prelude to their attack, known as a migraine aura. Less than an hour before the headache begins, the person experiences a sensory or motor disturbance, such as flickering shapes and [Read more]